A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 129 km SW of Lorengau, Papua New Guinea (80 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 146.6216 East, latitude -2.9899 South, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 14/03/19 / 2019-03-14 21:46:43 / March 14, 2019 @ 9:46 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 07:46:43 / 7:46 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us1000jfzf. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000jfzf. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 129 km SW of Lorengau, Papua New Guinea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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